U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) is a leading Silicon valley-based venture capital firm, helping entrepreneurs build world-class companies since 1981. U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), is a venture capital investment firm headquartered in Menlo Park, California in the heart of Silicon Valley focusing on investments in an array of segments including enterprise software, cyber security, consumer, e-commerce, healthcare, and IT-enabled healthcare services.
Since its inception USVP has invested $3.9 billion in over 498 companies across a broad range of industries, of which 89 have completed an initial public offering.
The firm is currently investing out of its twelfth fund, USVP XII. The USVP team foundation is grounded in four generations of high-technology venture investing and are accomplished venture investors, former CEOs, senior executives and technology company founders that committed to taking an exemplary firm into the 21st century. USVP personnel make up and the firms heritage combine to make us part of the company building process. In many situations the USVP board partner is the first call the entrepreneur makes when faced with strategic decisions, daily challenges and personal support, knowing that we will be there to provide the counsel needed, which is grounded in decades of experience and understanding of our role as coaches and confidantes.
The investment team is composed of Casey Tansey, Steve Krausz, Jonathan Root, Rick Lewis, Jacques Benkoski, and Dafina Toncheva. USVP has invested in many world-changing companies, including: Box, Castlight Health, Check Point Software, Concur, GoPro, Guidewire Software, HotelTonight, Imperva, InsideSales.com, Intersect ENT, Omada Health, OncoMed, SanDisk, Sun Microsystems, Threatmetrix, Trunk Club, Trusteer, Yammer, and Zerto.